Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Cooking With Cricut Challenge #85 - Mother's Day Gifts

Hello everyone and welcome to another crafty Wednesday here and over at COOKING WITH CRICUT! This week's challenge is all about our Moms! We all made gifts - NO cards! Here is what I made - a Mother's Day centerpiece!

I used the following Cricut cartridges:
Giant Flowers
Florals Embellished
Elegant Edges

I started with the Lotus flower from Giant Flowers and cut it at 6.5".  There are lots of petals to cut to make this flower, but the instructions in the cartridge booklet are very clear on how many to cut of each kind of petal and exactly where they all fit into the base.

Here is the finished flower before adding the center pieces:

I actually thought I was done with it at this point but decided to take it a step further by adding the Mother's Day signs!

To find out even more details about this project, check back here on Thursday for the lengthy instructions on how the giant flowers go together and a great way to organize your many cuts! :-)

Now,  head over to COOKING WITH CRICUT to link your own Mother's Day gift creation for a chance to win a great prize! 

Thanks for stopping by and be sure to come back on Thursday so you can get some great tips for making these giant flowers!


Sheila aka SassyLady said...

Love it. Wow those giant flowers are awesome and you turned them into a great little project for mom. TFS

Lisa said...

Beautiful project.

Suzanne said...

Jen that Lotus flower is gorgeous. The colors you used are perfect. Then to use it for the base of your Mothers Day bouquet is so darn smart. Love it!

Sheena said...

Beautiful!! I love that big pretty!

Hugs, Sheena

Cricut Critter said...

that is a big pretty flower! Love what you did with it and will definitely will be back on thursday to check out your tutorial.

Waseem said...

Like the idea..these are so cute..don't you think of using Gift Card envelopes for it.